We’re hiring an Environmental Analyst!
Competition number NCCEA090122
The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) is seeking applications for an Environmental Analyst. The candidate will be responsible for planning, coordinating and facilitating projects and initiatives related to Environmental Impact Assessments and the sustainable development of natural resources within or affecting NunatuKavut. The position will work directly with the Environment and Natural Resources Department (ENR) and NunatuKavut communities.
NunatuKavut means “our ancient land” and refers to the territory of Inuit who belong to south and central Labrador. NCC is a rights-based governing body that represents NunatuKavut Inuit. We are a dynamic, fast-paced, and growing team that strives to meet the priorities, interests and needs of our people. Our governing vision demonstrates commitment to community and culture as we seek “to govern ourselves, provide and care for one another, our families and our communities while nurturing our relationship with our lands and waters.” We foster an open and transparent working environment which incorporates Inuit values of caring, fairness, respect, accountability, and teamwork.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Coordinate NCCs participation in various Environmental Assessment and permitting processes.
- Review exploration permits (in NunatuKavut territory).
- Organize community meetings and workshops to promote environmental awareness (in NunatuKavut territory);
- Provide input on environmental program/project planning including overseeing project budgets and commitments, as well as, providing logistical and technical support to programs and projects.
- Consult with membership on developments ongoing in NunatuKavut.
- Coordinate, or assist on various natural resource initiatives such as the forestry planning, land use initiatives, traditional knowledge gathering, etc.
- Coordinate and attend various proponent meetings and other related events.
- Liaise with Government agencies/stakeholders and other departments on assigned environment and natural resources initiatives.
- Provides diverse organizational support to NCC as directed by the Environmental Manager.
- Promote traditional hunting and fishing; promote outreach and awareness amongst NCC members, communities, and with external partners;
- Any other related duties.
Skills and Qualifications
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills or competencies:
- Ability to read and interpret exploration and development permits, technical reports, financial reports and legal documents is essential.
- Experience in organizing and conducting outreach activities to promote awareness within communities including schools.
- Experience engaging and collaborating with Indigenous groups, public bodies, other government agencies, NGO’s, and stakeholders is essential.
- Experience presenting information to management, Government officials and other stakeholders is essential.
- Strong communication and organization skills is essential.
- Ability to write proposals and work plans that conform to style and format.
- Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal, analytical skills and problem-solving skills.
- Valid driver’s license.
- Must be willing to travel.
- Must be willing to work flexible hours during peak season.
Education and Experience Requirements
Successful completion of post-secondary education in environmental sciences, biology, natural resources, or similar field of study; and three-to-five years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in working with environmental files related to Indigenous communities would be an asset.
Preference may be given to qualified members of the NunatuKavut Community Council.
How to Apply
Please submit resume, cover letter and three references to:
Chelsea Dyson, HR Coordinator
NunatuKavut Community Council
Deadline to apply is September 15, 2022.
Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.